Southern Divide

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-5223
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Santiago, Chile
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the Sacred Valley.
  • Marvel at the views from the train to Machu Picchu.
  • Witness traditional life on Lake Titicaca.
  • Encounter colonial cities and historic cultures in Bolivia.
  • Cross the world's largest salt flat by 4x4 at the Salar de Uyuni
The "Southern Divide" trip starts from Lima and ends in Santiago. The "Southern Divide" trip is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 21 days. You will travel through Peru, Bolivia and Chile and visit Uyuni, San Pedro De Atacama, Aguas Calientes and 9 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

For those looking to experience the history, culture, and wilderness of South America, this three-week adventure through Peru, Bolivia, and Chile is packed full of some of the continent’s most iconic and popular highlights. Explore the Sacred Valley and uncover Incan history high in the Andes at legendary Machu Picchu. Explore incredible landscapes at Salar de Uyuni and the Atacama Desert, and encounter vibrant culture at Lake Titicaca. Because we have years of experience and established operational offices in the region, we’ll take care of the hassles so that you can focus on the highlights. Get off the beaten track and embrace the best of this incredible region.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Lima
  • Day 2: Lima/Cusco
  • Day 3: Cusco
  • Day 4: Cusco/Ollantaytambo
  • Day 5: Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes
  • Day 6: Aguas Calientes/Cusco
  • Day 7: Cusco
  • Day 8: Cusco/Puno
  • Day 9: Puno
  • Day 10: Puno/La Paz
  • Day 11: La Paz
  • Day 12: La Paz/Sucre
  • Day 13: Sucre
  • Day 14: Sucre/Potosí
  • Day 15: Potosí/Uyuni
  • Day 16: Uyuni/Salt Flats and Desert Crossing
  • Day 17: Salt Flats and Desert Crossing
  • Day 18: Salt Flats and Desert Crossing/San Pedro de Atacama
  • Day 19: San Pedro de Atacama
  • Day 20: San Pedro de Atacama/Santiago
  • Day 21: Santiago
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels/guesthouses (18 nts), G Adventures-supported lodge/basic hotels on Salar de Uyuni excursion (2 nts, multi-share).
Meals
  • 18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD560-730 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Plane, train, boat, public bus, 4x4 vehicles, hiking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
  • Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Your G for Good Moment: Jukil Community Experience & Lodge, Santiago de Agencha
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Cusco
  • Your Discover Moment: Sucre
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery making demonstration
  • Train to Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Floating islands of Uros visit
  • Lake Titicaca guided tour
  • 4x4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni (3 days)
  • Tour of Valley of the Moon (San Pedro de Atacama)
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Lima and from Santiago are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Southern Divide tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Southern Divide tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 27 April 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 27 April 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Southern Divide tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Southern Divide tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 4. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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